"I showed my loyalty by not even demanding or asking them to match or even give me half.
"I love this network.
"They've done a lot for me and there's also a lot of disappointing times for me.
"But I guess 'yon ang iwe-weigh namin and we'll see where my future will go, what's best for me. Tumatanda na rin ako.
"Lahat 'yan pag-uusapan namin.
"I don't know what to... I can't make a decision right now as we speak.
"We will weigh all the factors involved."
Pero nang tanungin si Direk kung magiging option sa kanya ang paglipat, diretsa niyang sinagot, "I've always been open with that."
Dagdag pa niya, "That what's really nice about Tita Malou. I told Tita Malou, 'I'm going to be open this year for career changes.'
"There's always a room for changes in your life and we'll see what goes after the weekend."
Tinanong ng PEP si Derek kung may katotohanang may offer siya mula sa TV5.
"There's no firm offer from TV5. Not yet.
"I have a contract with Smart because I'm a Smart endorser but I have no contract with TV5," sagot ni Derek.